Most prerequisites are met by obtaining a valid teaching certificate or license.
In addition, the graduate candidate must have (or be in the process of completing) a valid teaching certificate or license.
The following 12 hours of core courses are required for the M.Ed.
The following 18 hours of courses are required for the multicultural literature concentration
* required course for program
** EDCH 524 Children's Literature for Early Childhood and EDCH 526 Children's Literature for Middle Grades may be substituted in the program with written permission from the director of the program director.
*** will be offered during the 2005 academic year.
Students completing their studies for the M.Ed. in multicultural literature for children must pass a comprehensive examination and must be able to write knowledgeably on the following areas: children's literature (in general), multicultural literature for children, storytelling as both a genre and a craft, the impact of multicultural literature on the elementary curriculum, adolescent literature as it impacts a global society, and analysis of appropriate literature for children.
All requirements are subject to change.